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Spanish language educator

Sergio Danilo Elizondo, Spanish language educator. National Endowment for the Arts grantee, 1981.

Background

Elizondo, Sergio Danilo was born on April 29, 1930 in El Fuerte, Sinaloa, Mexico. Came to the United States, 1950. Son of Cristino Santiago and Feliciana (López) Elizondo.

Education

Bachelor, University Findlay, 1958. Master of Arts, University North Carolina, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University North Carolina, 1964.

Career

Assistant professor Spanish University Texas, Austin, 1963-1968. Associate professor Spanish California State University, San Bernardino, 1968-1971. Dean College Ethnic Studies Western Washington University, Bellingham, 1971-1972.

Professor Spanish New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 1972-1975. Distinguished visiting professor Mexican-American studies San Diego State University, 1972-1990. Chair department foreign languages New Mexico State University, 1972-1975.

Works

Membership

Vice president American G.I. Forum, Austin, Texas, since 1966. County vice president Political Association Spanish Speaking Organisation, Austin, 1967-1968. Chairman Border States University.Consortium Latin America, Las Cruces, 1978-1981.

With United States Army, 1954-1956. Member American Civil Liberties Union, American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, history, gardening, cats.

Connections

Married Sharon J. Mowrey, June 8, 1958 (divorced 1971). Children: Even D., Sean S.

father:
Cristino Santiago Elizondo

mother:
Feliciana (López) Elizondo

spouse:
Sharon J. Mowrey

children:
Even D. Elizondo

Sean S. Elizondo